Top 10 Must Watch Best Anime Short Films

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Top 10 Must Watch Best Anime Short Films – Hey guys!. In this post, I’ll be discussing a list of Top 10 Must Watch Best Anime Short Films. Short films are types of motion pictures developed in order to serve deep meaning in small time period.​

Duration of such movies falls between 1 to 40 minutes and various good anime short films are no lesser than lost media.​ ​​So, let’s get started! ​​ ​​​ ​​​ ​

10. Fumiko’s Confession ​​​ ​

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It’s a 2 minute long award winning short film released in 2009 and directed by Hiroyasu Ishida.​ Hiroyasu Ishida is a very famous short film director and he directed many award winning short films.​ The story is about Fumiko’s confession and how it takes an upside down comical turn in just some minutes.​ You’ll easily find this short film on YouTube so don’t forget to watch it.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

9. Little Heart ​​​

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The director of this short film is unknown but Little Heart was ​uploaded around 7 years ago on Fu piyopiyo YouTube channel.​ The director of this short film is unknown but Little Heart was​​ ​uploaded around 7 years ago on Fu piyopiyo YouTube channel.​ ​

It’s a 5 minutes long short film which is about the love of ​two dolls but one day they get separated from each other.​ You would instantly figure out that it’s an old anime because of its animation style and its concept is somewhat similar to toy story.​ Again, you’ll find this movie on YouTube easily.​ ​​ ​​​

​8. Playground​ ​​ ​​​ ​

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It is a student made short film by Ryosiro Movies released in year 2013.​ ​It is a student made short film by Ryosiro Movies released in year 2013.​ Ryosiro Movies has also developed various interesting ​short films and music videos in past.​

Playground is an imagination related short film about 2 boys and about their conflict of “​who is better”.​ You’ll find this short film on YouTube, as well as you should also try Ryosiro’s Music Video: “​Wendy Syndorm”.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

7. Dareka no Manazashi ​​ ​​​ ​

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Dareka no manzai is a Makoto Shinaki short film released in 2013​ and one again I find it better than many other famous Makoto Shinaki movies.​ This short film is about life and family and how our childhood gets lost as adulthood comes knocking at the door.​ ​

I would highly recommend this short film as it holds hidden deep meaning in it.​ ​I would highly recommend this short film as it holds hidden deep meaning in it.​ And probably you’ll find this on YouTube too.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

6. On Your Mark

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​It’s a music short film directed by my favorite director Hayou Miyazaki.​ It’s a music short film directed by my favorite director Hayou Miyazaki.​ ​It’s a Studio Ghibli productions and Chage and Asaki ​who were Japanese duo of 90s wrote its song.​

The story is about a Fallen Angel and a scientifically advanced​ world and how experiments are being conducted on the Angel​ after it’s abduction and how some people are trying to help the Angel.​ It’s a very well made short film with great music so you shouldn’t miss it out.​ ​​ ​​​

​5. Paulette’s Chair​ ​​ ​​​ ​

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This anime is a short film on the mascot of Noitamia studio ​produced on their 10 year anniversary.​ This anime is a short film on the mascot of Noitamia studio produced on their 10 year anniversary. A magical chair helps Paulette to make friends as she is a lonely girl. It’s a comical and heartwarming short film available on YouTube.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

4. May​ ​​ ​​​ ​

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May is a very well made anime short film by Indie anime.​ May is a very well made anime short film by Indie anime.​ This short film plugs a very interesting topic of what changes could occur if our phones gets shut. ​Along with that maybe everyone needs a change in life. This short ​film is very cute and it’s on YouTube & I am sure you’ll love it.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

3. Haru wo Irodoru​ (Color Spring)​ ​​ ​​​ ​

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Haru wo irodoru or Color Spring is an independent short film about a girl and her grandmother, it was released in year 2015.​ Haru wo irodoru or Color Spring is an independent short film about a girl and her grandmother, it was released in year 2015.​

You may find this movie emotional if you are close to your grandparents. The background music of this short film is perfect and blends with the theme pleasantly, so make sure you watch it.​ And this short film is also available on YouTube.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

2. Shelter​ ​​ ​​​ ​

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The world famous Porter Robinson’s short film music video Shelter was released in 2016 and it was animated by A1 picture.​ It’s story holds very deep meaning and probably you all have​ watched this music video aka short film.​​

And if you haven’t ever watched it then to be honest you are living under a rock.​ Anyways do watch it if you still haven’t.​ ​​ ​​​ ​

1. Garuda ​​ ​​​

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​Just in case if you are shocked that I said the word Garuda then yes it’s a Hindi word which means the carrier of God Vishnu.​ Now if you are wondering why the name of a Japanese short film ​is based on an Indian mythological and religious character then it’s because Garuda is mentioned in Buddhism too and ​ ​​ ​​ ​there are many believers of Buddhism in Japan.​

This short film was released in 2015 and its animation is remarkable.​ The story is about a world where people wear masks in order​ to hide their true feelings.​ So with this brilliant storyline we have a 12 minute long short film​ on number 1 of my list.​

Which one of these Short Films was your favorite.​ ​​And there are still many titles that I haven’t touched yet.

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